New Site High School

  • New Site High School serves 275 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • New Site High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

New Site High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • New Site High School's student population of 275 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students275 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Site High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of New Site High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#47 out of 825 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
n/a
48%
White
98%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Site High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.040.58
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Site High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrentiss County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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